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Versus Technology, Inc. Announces Sale of Real-Time Location System to the St. Louis VA Medical Center

... Specifically, the St. Louis VAMC, a two-division, tertiary care facility with over 200 hospital beds, will ... Center The St. Louis VAMC is a two-division, tertiary care facility with 218 approved hospital ... and North St. Louis City. St. Louis VAMC is the tertiary referral center for the VA Medical Centers in ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... men presenting for initial assessment at a tertiary pain center completed standardized measures of ... effect in older black men who were accessing the tertiary pain care. While previous reports support black ... Gender Differences Among Patients Evaluated in a tertiary PainClinic 119 Long-Term Safety of Fentanyl ...

Using additional biopsy-scoring data may help determine prostate cancer prognosis

... recognized to occur and many pathologists use a tertiary (third) pattern. Abhijit A. Patel, M.D., ... prognostic significance of Gleason score 7 with tertiary grade 5 vs. other Gleason scores with respect to ... found that men with Gleason score 7 and tertiary grade 5 disease had a significantly shorter time ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Awards Inaugural Global Prevention Prize to Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai Heart

... Additionally, this award seeks to acknowledge primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention achievements that improve the quality and longevity of ... clients nationwide and the United Kingdom, provides primary, secondary and tertiary clinical prevention services to government, employers and consumers that ...

First CyberKnife in Saudi Arabia to be Installed at Prestigious King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

... in all ranges of radiotherapy services." "We are happy that a leading tertiary hospital such as King Faisal Specialist Hospital will be able to provide ... & Research Centre KFSH&RC is an 894-bed multi-facility, multi-entity tertiary care hospital and one of the leading healthcare institutions in the ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine Appoints Ron Loeppke, M.D. as Co-Chairman of Its National Advisory Board

... The Board is focused on researching the role of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention (health promotion, early detection and early intervention) in ... Board will continue to research the areas in which primary, secondary and tertiary prevention can play a role in improving health outcomes and productivity ...

Being an MRSA carrier increases risk of infection and death

... in this area, which showed that one-third of new MRSA carriers in a large tertiary care medical center developed infections within the year following the ... The authors caution that because this study was performed in a large tertiary care medical center, they may have studied a disproportionate number of ...

Highly Promising Dutch Research Into Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease

... and to patients who require intensive and complex care, in the form of tertiary clinical care and tertiary referral-center care. Scientific research and patient care are based on ...

West Penn Allegheny Health System Selects Electronic Health Record From Allscripts

... names in health care in western Pennsylvania, WPAHS includes two tertiary and four community hospitals with a total of more than 2,000 beds. ... "West Penn's commitment to connect 36 separate physician practices, two tertiary and four community hospitals and their two clinical campus locations ...

Mountain States Health Alliance Rolls Out TEDS Talent Management System

... four-state region (Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina). Mountain States offers a large tertiary hospital, several community hospitals, two critical access hospitals, rehabilitation, a children's hospital, a behavioral health hospital, home care ...

North Memorial Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Reach Contract Agreement for Clinics

... the northwest metro and currently has more than 5,000 employees. North Memorial includes North Memorial Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center and tertiary care center. In addition to being recognized for its outstanding emergency and trauma services, North Memorial is recognized for its oncology ...

TrinityCare Senior Living Announces Extension of Financing for Trinity Shores Facility in Port Lavaca, Texas

... a very favorable one." " Trinity Shores , the smallest facility in the TrinityCare system, represents the Company's first entry into a tertiary market. Resident occupancy levels continue to improve, and we are pleased with the facility, our staff and the very positive response of the ...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... Dr. Wallace added. About Orlando Regional Medical Center Orlando Health's flagship medical center, ORMC, is a tertiary care center with 808 acute care beds and is recognized as having one of Florida's largest cardiac programs. ORMC is home to Central ...

Saint Vincent Health Center Ensures Regulatory Compliance with SIS

... target="_new"> info@eclipsys.com . About Saint Vincent Health Center Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie's first hospital, is now a 427-bed tertiary care and teaching center. With approximately 3,000 employees and an active medical staff of nearly 300 physicians, the health center offers a full ...

Joint Commission President Emeritus Joins Truman Medical Centers' Board of Directors

... this area, I have taken great pleasure in observing the progressive emergence of TMC as both a top-notch academic health center and as a full-fledged tertiary care safety-net hospital that truly serves its community," O'Leary said. "Because the values that these achievements represent are well-aligned with ...

Sanford Installs New Low Dose CT Technology

... services and 19 pharmacies. With more than 10,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the region. Its primary, 500-bed nonprofit tertiary care hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, serves an average of more than 50,000 inpatients annually. With more than 1.25 million outpatient visits each year, ...

Carrier Increases Energy Efficiency at Hartford Hospital

... and a medical staff of more than 970 active staff physicians. Hartford Hospital, founded in 1854, is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England with the region's busiest surgery practice, and has been training physicians for nearly 130 years. ...

Sanford Health Announces Sanford Children's Clinic Belize

... services and 19 pharmacies. With more than 10,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the region. Its primary, 500-bed nonprofit tertiary care hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, serves an average of more than 50,000 inpatients annually. With more than 1.25 million outpatient visits each year, ...

The Sanford Project Announces International Research Team

... and 19 pharmacies.  With more than 10,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the region.  Its primary, 500-bed nonprofit tertiary care hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, serves an average of more than 50,000 inpatients annually. With more than 1.25 million outpatient visits each year, ...

More 'Extreme' Preemies Surviving

... are due to the excellent collaboration between obstetricians and neonatologists, a high degree of centralization of very preterm deliveries to tertiary level perinatal centers, and proactive perinatal management," Marsal said. Dr. F. Sessions Cole, director of newborn medicine and head of the ...

Obesity predicts inadequate bowel prep at colonoscopy

... the first of its kind, patients were designated overweight when BMI was ≥25 and obese when ≥30. All colonoscopy procedures performed at a tertiary referral center over a four-month period were evaluated. Bowel preparation was assigned a unique composite outcome score that took into account a ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare Announce Contract Renewal

... About Piedmont Healthcare Piedmont Healthcare (PHC), a not-for-profit organization, is the parent company of Piedmont Hospital, a 481-bed acute tertiary care facility in the north Atlanta community of Buckhead, named Best in Atlanta for Overall Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery (2008 and 2009) by ...

Maryland ICU Patients Connected to Remote Critical Care Staff, Improving Quality and Safety

... Starting Monday, May 18, Maryland intensive care patients will be connected by voice, video and data lines to specialized physicians and nurses at a tertiary care referral center 130 miles away. A year after announcing six, independent Maryland hospitals, with a $3 million grant from CareFirst BlueCross ...

GNAX/AtlantaNAP Announces New Client, Piedmont Healthcare

... About Piedmont Healthcare: Piedmont Healthcare (PHC), a not-for-profit organization, is the parent company of Piedmont Hospital, a 481-bed acute tertiary care facility in the north Atlanta community of Buckhead. Piedmont Hospital offers all major medical, surgical and diagnostic services, and was named ...

Hahnemann University Hospital Granted Surgical Fellowship Training Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders

... Hospital Hahnemann University Hospital is a 541-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa. The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation ...

West Penn Allegheny Health System Files Lawsuit Charging UPMC, Highmark with Conspiracy, Antitrust

... in mutual back-scratching designed to preserve Highmark's monopoly in health insurance and to permit UPMC to build a monopoly in sophisticated tertiary and quaternary healthcare in this region. In healthcare, as in all industries, monopolies hurt everyone except the monopolists because they tend ...

Medical Tourism is Good Therapy for the Hotel Industry

... yet at the same time have a comfortable stay affording them access to the rest of the city's attractions. It seems obvious medical tourism has tertiary advantages to other travel-related industries. Thailand is well known for its warm and generous hospitality in addition to its well-educated ...

Singapore Adopts Advanced Genetic Engineering in Orthopedic Surgery

... General Hospital (SGH) is the public sector's flagship hospital. Established in 1821, SGH is Singapore's largest and most established acute tertiary hospital and national referral centre. A multi-disciplinary approach to medical care offers patients ready access to a wide range of specialties and ...

St. Joseph's Healthcare System Becomes First Hospital in the Region to Implement Pre-Hospital Therapeutic Cooling to Save the Lives of Cardiac Arrest Patients

... by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth since 1867, St. Joseph's Healthcare System encompasses St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, an academic tertiary care state designated trauma center, which includes St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, an acute care state designated children's hospital in Paterson, ...

Hahnemann COO Elected to the Pennsylvania Trauma System Foundation Board

... Hospital Hahnemann University Hospital is a 541-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa. The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation ...

Aurora BayCare is Wisconsin's First Nationally Accredited Breast Program

... National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, visit www.accreditedbreastcenters.org . Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a full-service tertiary care hospital in Green Bay. It opened in September 2001 as a joint effort of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora Health Care is a ...

University of Tennessee Medical Center Saves 60 Percent on IT Costs With Unified Email Management by Mimecast

... support to residents of the East Tennessee region as well as offering expert care as the area's only Level I Trauma Center. The hospital is a tertiary facility, offering general, specialty and sub-specialty care in a full range of medical fields, including specialties with heart, lung, vascular, ...

Hahnemann University Hospital Awarded Certification From the Joint Commission for Ventricular Assist Devices

... Hospital Hahnemann University Hospital is a 541-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa. The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation ...

Hahnemann University Hospital Receives Approval From The Commission on Cancer

... Hospital Hahnemann University Hospital is a 541-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa. The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation ...

SingaporeMedicine Highlights Singapore's Advanced Pain Management Techniques

... Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is the public sector's flagship hospital. Established in 1821, SGH is Singapore's largest and most established acute tertiary hospital and national referral center. A multi-disciplinary approach to medical care offers patients ready access to a wide range of specialties and ...

Urgent Care Provider NextCare Opens Two Additional Immediate Care Clinics in Virginia

... region. Mary Washington Hospital is a 442-bed regional hospital providing the latest in advanced cardiac care, neurosurgery, trauma and other tertiary care while continuing to serve the community's acute care needs. ### Read the full story at ...

Singapore Gives New Sight to the Blind

... eye surgeries and 13,000 laser procedures. Nine subspecialties have been established to provide a full range of eye treatment from comprehensive to tertiary levels for the entire spectrum of eye conditions. SNEC is actively involved in clinical trials and research into the causes and treatment of major ...

Environmental Cleaning Intervention Reduces Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in ICUs

... candidate at the University of California at Irvine . The retrospective study of more than 13,000 hospital stays in 10 ICUs at a large, tertiary care academic medical center in Boston, measured the risk of MRSA and vancomycin-resistant E nterococci (VRE) acquisition before (Sept. 2003 - ...

New Research Released at Annual Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting Provides Vital Insights into Adolescent Health Issues

... association between spirituality/religion and quality of life measures in these adolescents. The study found 93 percent of teens surveyed at an urban tertiary care center in Washington, DC, wanted their provider to ask about their spiritual beliefs during at least some visits, especially when dealing with ...

Singapore Premier Women's Hospital Offers Contactless Surgery for Uterine Fibroids

... facility in Singapore which provides specialized care for women, babies and children. Since its inception in 1924, it has grown into a 830-bed tertiary hospital for women and children. Every year, KKH registers over 600,000 visits by women and children who come as inpatients or outpatients. In ...
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